About BBC Earth Kids

BBC Earth Kids combines fun facts, amazing creatures, your favourite faces and a whole load of cool stuff about our planet.

Be prepared to squeal and squirm as creepy crawlies frolic over some famous faces, discover all the best tips, tricks and hacks to help you draw incredible animals, and poke your nose into every part of life with a pampered pet pal.

Not to mention bringing you the best clips from the BBC’s natural history programmes, chosen specially for our most curious explorers.

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Featured Videos

Our shows


Dare you take a seat in the dreaded Bug Snug and have a mystery insect placed on your face? Famous faces get up close and personal with some of the world’s wildest and weirdest bugs! Only the bravest join our resident zoologist Yussef Rafik for Bugface, where a host of creepy crawlies prowl and frolic over a host of famous faces.

Deadly 60

Adventurer and naturalist Steve Backshall has one mission; to travel the globe in search of 60 of the world's deadliest animals. From tiger sharks to giant centipedes, funnel web spiders to the golden poison frog, Steve bravely tracks down the creatures that others spend a lifetime avoiding, in Deadly 60!

Earth Sketch Pad

Ever wanted to draw a squirrel (decking a grizzly bear), an aardvark (with its nose stuck in a hoover), or a goose (ruining a kid’s birthday party)? Earth Sketch Pad gives you the best tools, tips and hacks to draw amazing animals, cartoon landscapes and natural phenomenon - and all three minutes or less!


Ever wondered why your favourite Insta-star lives with a tabby cat, or what made that actor get a cocker spaniel? Or maybe you just want to find out what life is like owning a tortoise. VIPets is the place to get all those answers and more.

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